Monday: 107 Iraqis, 1 Marine and 1 US MP Killed; 120 Iraqis Injured

Updated at 11:50 a.m. EST, Nov.3,, 2006 In Iraq, there is little doubt now that the holiday break from violence was just that. At least 107 Iraqis have so far died on Monday and another 120 were wounded. The U.S. death toll for October alone hit 101 today making this the fourth deadliest month since … Continue reading “Monday: 107 Iraqis, 1 Marine and 1 US MP Killed; 120 Iraqis Injured”

Sunday: 94 Iraqis Killed, 25 Injured

Updated at 11:05 p.m. EST, Oct. 29, 2006 At least 94 Iraqis were killed in today’s violence. Another 25 are known injured. No foreign deaths were reported, but two Iraqi journalists were murdered in the capital. Also, Prime Minister al-Maliki’s vehicle was attacked by gunmen, but he was not present. The deputy governor of Baghdad’s … Continue reading “Sunday: 94 Iraqis Killed, 25 Injured”

Saturday: 91 Iraqis, 1 Marine Killed; 1 Coalition Soldier, 129 Iraqis Injured

Updated 11:15 a.m. EDT, Oct. 29, 2006 With the end of Friday curfews and the Eid al-Fitr holiday over, violence re-ignited today in Iraq. At least 91 Iraqis were killed and another 129 were wounded, so far. Today, the U.S. military reported that a Marine was killed on Friday "due to enemy action" in the … Continue reading “Saturday: 91 Iraqis, 1 Marine Killed; 1 Coalition Soldier, 129 Iraqis Injured”

Friday: 41 Iraqis, 1 US GI, 1 UK Soldier Killed; 15 Iraqis Injured

Updated 5:30 p.m. EDT, Oct. 28, 2006 Violence diminished dramatically during the three-day, feast holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which ended yesterday. With various curfews in effect during today’s day of prayer, violence is expected to stay low. Yet, 41 Iraqis have already been reported killed today, while another 15 are known injured. Searches are ongoing … Continue reading “Friday: 41 Iraqis, 1 US GI, 1 UK Soldier Killed; 15 Iraqis Injured”

Thursday: 77 Iraqis, 5 American Servicemembers Killed; 55 Iraqis Injured

Updated at 11:20 p.m. EDT, Oct. 28, 2006 Reports place the number of Iraqi dead at over 77, at least another 55 were injured. Also, the U.S. military reported that five American servicemembers were killed on Wednesday. Violence was tempered by the three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday; however, hotspots remain, especially in the Diyala and Anbar … Continue reading “Thursday: 77 Iraqis, 5 American Servicemembers Killed; 55 Iraqis Injured”

Wednesday: 49 Iraqis Killed, 39 Injured

Updated 6:25 p.m. EDT, Oct. 26, 2006 The end of the Muslim holy period of Ramadan was thought to mark the beginning of a more peaceful time in Iraq; however, the killings and attacks continue at only a slightly decelerated pace. Today at least 49 Iraqis were killed and another 39 were injured in ongoing … Continue reading “Wednesday: 49 Iraqis Killed, 39 Injured”

Tuesday: 54 Iraqis Killed, 52 Wounded; 4 Servicemembers Reported Killed

Updated 10:50 a.m. EDT, Oct. 25, 2006 In Iraq, Eid al-Fitr continued today and so did the attacks. Even though the violence was tempered by the holiday, 54 Iraqis were killed and another 52 were wounded. The U.S. military reported that a Baghdad-based soldier died at 2:15 a.m from an explosive device planted in the … Continue reading “Tuesday: 54 Iraqis Killed, 52 Wounded; 4 Servicemembers Reported Killed”

Monday: 83 Iraqis Killed, 42 Wounded; GI Missing

Updated at 7:00 p.m. EDT, Oct. 23, 2006 With Ramadan over, Sunni Muslims today began to observe the joyous holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Shi’ite Muslims begin this celebration of the end of Ramadan fasting tomorrow. While some Iraqis have used the holiday as an opportunity to end violence, many others are shunning public activities with … Continue reading “Monday: 83 Iraqis Killed, 42 Wounded; GI Missing”

Bloody Weekend: 200 Iraqis, 12 GIs Killed; 164 Iraqis, 7 GIs Injured

Updated at 6:25 p.m. EDT, Oct. 23, 2006 Six American servicemembers were killed on Sunday and another six died on Saturday. Also, a civilian contractor was killed and four U.S. soldiers were injured when a roadside bomb blasted their vehicle as it was traveling outside Baghdad. Another three GIs were wounded in the Salahuddin Province. … Continue reading “Bloody Weekend: 200 Iraqis, 12 GIs Killed; 164 Iraqis, 7 GIs Injured”

Saturday: 82 Iraqis Killed, 102 Wounded; Three Marines Killed

Updated at 11:13 a.m. EDT, Oct. 22, 2006 Three Marines were killed during operations in Anbar Province today; the Military reported they died "from enemy action." A soldier from El Salvador was killed and four others injured when they were blasted by a roadside bomb. Also, 82 Iraqis have been killed and 102 have suffered … Continue reading “Saturday: 82 Iraqis Killed, 102 Wounded; Three Marines Killed”